Miriam Larson became executive director of the Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center in January of 2020. Previously, she worked as an elementary school librarian in the Champaign Schools. She has worked as a labor union organizer,  a community technology specialist, a children's book reviewer, and a human statue. She also plays flute with several local and traveling bands including the Mean Lids.
Dan moved to Urbana with his partner in 2020 so that she could pursue her Masters in Art Education at UIUC. He found the IMC while looking for local arts and social justice organizations. In his spare time, he likes playing soccer, practicing yoga, writing short stories, and going for walks with his dog Ramona. (Oil painting by Victoria Baez, 2020)



DJ BJ Clark attended Presentation College in South Dakota on a soccer scholarship followed by Northern State University also in South Dakota. After moving to Urbana, IL in 2008, he grew his DJ business and in 2013, he became the Station Manager of 104.5FM WRFU. DJ BJ has helped bring local artists to the community by playing their music and interviewing them on his radio show, The Afterwork Drive Show featured on WRFU on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5pm to 7pm. DJ BJ is also known for his positive messages that he gives on his radio show and also through his social media as well as his YouTube channel. DJ BJ has hosted many artists at events at the UCIMC and in 2021, BJ became the Venue Coordinator for the UCIMC.



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Rachel Rasmussen is the Books to Prisoners Volunteer Coordinator.